All About Japan

Bacon Ice Cream & Photographer Yoshiyuki Oku

Check out eccentric photographer Yoshiyuki Okayama's must-see exhibition, 'Bacon Ice Cream' in Shibuya!

10 Events to Attend During Golden Week 2016

2016 is a golden year for Japan's big Golden Week holiday. Not only can you catch a few traditional annual Golden Week events, but also some pretty rare ones as well!

All Aboard Tokyo's Love Train!

If you're dying to board this love train, don't wait to schedule a date with your Valentine, because this event ends March 13!

The Art of Emoji

Artist Shinjii Murakami has taken the modern emoji pictogram as the inspiration for an exhibition in New York.

Michelin-Starred Chef on Ichiju-Sansai

Michelin-starred chef David Bouley presented a seminar on 'ichiju-sansai' to 20 chefs from Aramark Corporation, one of the largest food service providers for educational institutions in the U.S.

5 Top Tokyo Club Events for Valentine's 2016

Whether you're looking for someone or looking for a way to spend Valentine's with that special someone, here are some hot tips for Tokyo's nightlife scene!

Knights vs. Samurai—in Real Life!

Ever wondered who would win in a fight of knights versus samurai? At the Japan Armored Battle League, you can finally find out!

Take Your Date Chocolate Mining

Want to find the perfect way to spend Valentine's Day this year? How about mining for chocolate in Isetan's Shinjuku department store?

Ginormous Anime Snow Sculptures

It seems the 2016 Sapporo Snow Festival has some larger-than-life anime characters in store!

Ukiyo-e Inspired Cutely Gothic Charms

Part adorable, part gruesome, these charms embody the works of one of the most influential ukiyo-e artist of all time.

Wall Art Doubles as a Light-Emitting Lantern

Is it a lantern? Is it a photo of a lantern? Is it wall art? Well, it’s all of the above. And it’s the latest innovation from the mind-bending design duo YOY!

Tokyo Toy Show: A Toy Lover's Paradise

From adorable characters and video games to unique plushies and robots, Japan is a great place to visit for both the young and young at heart. The International Tokyo Toy Show may well be the ultimate embodiment of this youthful spirit.

Discover the Balance of Japanese Cuisine

During Ichiju-Sansai Week at Georgetown University, students can taste from a Japanese menu developed by the Japanese master chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant.

'Blossom Blast' Celebrates Female Artists

Don't get this confused with flower power! Blossom Blast is an exhibition celebrating Japanese female artists based in Japan.

Pompompurin Takes Over Shinjuku Station!

The adorable half dog, half flan Sanrio character, Pompompurin, is making commuters' lives a little more cheerful at Shinjuku station.

Logo Designs Revealed for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Now's your chance to voice your opinion on the designs that have been shortlisted to represent Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games!

Rent an Island for a Day

For about as much as a month's rent in Tokyo, you can reserve an island for a day off the coast of Kanagawa Prefecture.

Grab a Piece of Ride History

Before the last 'Back to the Future: The Ride' in the world closes its doors forever, fans of the movie franchise can purchase various pieces of history!

Molecular Structure of Glass, Done in Glass

A Japanese design firm has recreated the molecular structure of glass—magnified one billion times—out of 5,000 pieces of glass.

The GazettE Invades North & South America

Japanese hard-rock, visual-kei band The GazettE will be playing New York, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Dallas, Toronto and more from April 15 to May 5, 2016.

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